If you go: Woody Guthrie Center grand opening

If you go: Woody Guthrie Center grand opening
by Brandy McDonnell Modified: April 26, 2013 at 11:35 pm •  Published: April 27, 2013
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2:30 to 2:45 p.m.: Film screening: “Woody Guthrie Legacy” — Short documentary with Corey Harris, Ani DiFranco, U2, Bob Dylan and others, discussing their connection to Guthrie.

2:45 to 3:45 p.m.: “I Ain't Dead Yet: New Music from the Woody Guthrie Archives with Nora Guthrie” — Presentation on new recordings being created by contemporary musicians using Woody's previously unpublished lyrics. The program features musical excerpts and examples of lyrics used by musicians Billy Bragg, Wilco, The Klezmatics and others.

4 to 5 p.m.: Book signing, with Grammy Museum Executive Director Bob Santelli, of “This Land Is Your Land: Woody Guthrie and the Journey of An American Folksong.”

2 to 6 p.m.: Free concert at Guthrie Green with Ripple Green, Samantha Crain, Ramsay Midwood and JD McPherson.


by Brandy McDonnell
Entertainment Reporter
Brandy McDonnell, also known by her initials BAM, writes stories and reviews on movies, music, the arts and other aspects of entertainment. She is NewsOK’s top blogger: Her 4-year-old entertainment news blog, BAM’s Blog, has notched more...
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